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1305.5 Designs Protected by Design Patents

1305.5 Designs Protected by Design Patents


Vessel designs may not be protected under Chapter 13 of Title 17 if they have design patent protection under Title 35 of the United States Code. 17 U.S.C. § 1329. Vessel design protection under Chapter 13 ceases if and when a U.S. design patent is issued for the design.